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Madison Girls Basketball Wins Scrappy Game Over East Brunswick

Meg Calcaterra

Saturday, January 5, 2013 • 3:34pm

MADISON, N.J. - Saturday afternoon the Madison Lady Dodgers played their conference opponent the East Brunswick Lady Bears.

During the first quarter, the Lady Dodgers were able to get a comfortable 9-2 lead. During the quarter, Madison had three fouls for them and were able to take foul shots, but missed four of them.

Senior captain Tori Ellis was able to score the most points for the Dodgers, in the first half.

By the end of the half Madison was half 24-11.

During the second half, it didn't seem like anything has changed, even though the Lady Bears were still losing.

Madison's Gabby Fuchs described the Lady Bears as "aggressive" and "tough".

By the end of the game, Madison was in foul trouble but sophomore Gabby Fuchs said the Dodgers "got a lot of help from the bench" when they were coming close to people being benched.

Madison won 41-27.

"This game really showed how we can work together as a team," Fuchs said. "No one had an amazing game but we all were able to contribute to the win."

Another Sophomore Kristina Qualben said that "(The Dodgers) played well defensively." Similar the Fuchs, Qualben agreed that it was "a good win" for the Dodgers.

The Dodgers are now 6-2.

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